I didn't know a Tellicherry peppercorn from a telephone pole. So when my friend from India started telling me about some incredible peppercorns growing near his home in Kerala, you could say I was reluctant. My friend Barton Landsman helped me bring the story of the company to life in this short film.

Reluctant Trading Peppercorn Seasoned Pilau

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